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Transforming the Law

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Richard SusskindVisiting Professor to the Centre for Law, Computers and Technology, University of Strathclyde

ISBN13: 9780198299226
ISBN: 0198299222
Published: September 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £53.00
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Richard Susskind is one of the world's leading experts on the application of information technology in the legal field, and an independent consultant to the government, private sector law firms and industry. His previous books, Expert Systems in Law (OUP, 1987) and The Future of Law (OUP, 1996), have both served to set the agenda for the serious discussion of the subject. This new volume features major new essays that analyse where the legal marketplace and community has now got to in applying and responding to the new technological possibilities, and examines the key issues that must now be tackled (in particular knowledge management and electronic commerce). It also includes eleven of Richard Susskind's most important past essays, on the legal application of IT, each updated to make clear their continued relevance to law and justice today.

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Subjects:
General Interest
Contents:
PART I: LEGAL SERVICE IN THE NEW ECONOMY; 1. Legal Electronic Commerce; 2. The Client Service Chain
PART II: THE FUTURE OF LAW; 3. The Future of Law Summarized; 4. The Future of Legal Practice; 5. The Likely and the Possible; 6. A Response to Critics
PART III: EXPERT SYSTEMS IN LAW; 7. An Introduction to Expert Systems in Law; 8. A Jurisprudential Approach to Expert Systems in Law; 9. Expert Systems in Law: From Theory into Practice; 10. An Early Case Study in Packaging the Law
PART IV: IT IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM; 11. IT in the English Civil Justice System; 12. The Electronic Pillars of Justice; 13. The Computer Judge: Early Thoughts